geodetic

[ jee-uh-det-ik ]
/ ˌdʒi əˈdɛt ɪk /

adjective

pertaining to geodesy.

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Origin of geodetic

1665–75; irregular from geodesy; see -ic

OTHER WORDS FROM geodetic

ge·o·det·i·cal·ly, adverbun·ge·o·det·ic, adjectiveun·ge·o·det·i·cal·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for geodetic

geodetic
/ (ˌdʒiːəʊˈdɛtɪk) /

adjective

of or relating to geodesy
another word for geodesic

Derived forms of geodetic

geodetically, adverb
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Scientific definitions for geodetic

geodesy
[ jē-ŏdĭ-sē ]

The scientific study of the size and shape of the Earth, its field of gravity, and such varying phenomena as the motion of the magnetic poles and the tides.

Other words from geodesy

geodetic adjective
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